Research Methodology in Social Science Analysis-Chapter 1

Research Methodology in Social Science Analysis-Chapter 1

Author by Dr. Olajumoke Yacob-haliso

Journal/Publisher: Research Methodology In Social Science Analysis

Volume/Edition: 1

Language: English

Pages: 1 - 21

Abstract

This important chapter introduced an important book, a research methods textbook conceived by the Nigerian Political Science Association to address some of the deficits in research skills in the profession in Nigeria. This chapter covered the foundational issues of the evolution of scientific research in political science; the nature of human inquiry; the meanings attributed to research; basic assumptions of scientific enquiry; the purposes of research; types of research; the research process; research ethics; ethical principles and ethical conduct in research. The chapter covered and explained 48 research concepts to ease the reader’s introduction to more complicated topics in the book.


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